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San Francisco wallflower Erysimum franciscanum

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 10:49 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Ciliate Strap-lichen Heterodermia leucomela

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robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 10:58 AM PST

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Yellow Dung Fly Scathophaga stercoraria

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 11:12 AM PST

Description

I'd seen recent postings of this here and when it landed in front of me...well, Not a SB Elfin, but...a new species. Is "Beautiful Fly" an oxymoron?

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Red Mound Ant Formica integroides

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 11:37 AM PST

Description

Hard to step away from these mesmerizing mounds...

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Armored Sea-Fog Lichen Niebla homalea

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robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 12:34 PM PST

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hookedspur violet Viola adunca

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 12:44 PM PST

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Pacific Poison Oak Toxicodendron diversilobum

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 12:55 PM PST

Description

It was COVERED in Lichens with leaves just budding out. Beautiful!

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Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 12:58 PM PST

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Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 01:00 PM PST

Description

I love how the light here caught some weird refraction. Cool bird strike...

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Tree Jelly Lichens Genus Collema

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 01:03 PM PST

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Spring Azure Celastrina ladon

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 01:00 PM PST

Description

Only blue flitting about. Too early for Mission Blue flight.

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hummingbird sage Salvia spathacea

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 01:07 PM PST

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Western Brown Elfin Callophrys augustinus ssp. iroides

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 01:36 PM PST

Description

Close...but not the one I came to see...

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coast rock cress Arabis blepharophylla

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 01:11 PM PST

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Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

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robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 01:40 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

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zvakanaka

Date

January 24, 2015 12:27 PM PST

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Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus

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metsa

Date

March 1, 2015

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Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

metsa

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

TomV took this photo

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Botta's Pocket Gopher Thomomys bottae

Observer

metsa

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

TomV took this photo. Huge jowels! On cliff overlooking the ocean

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Garden Snail Helix aspersa

Observer

metsa

Date

March 1, 2015 11:53 AM PST

Description

produced a "defensive froth of mucus"

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Sierran Treefrog Pseudacris sierra

Observer

metsa

Date

March 1, 2015 11:46 AM PST

Description

in a small, muddy pond

2nd picture is a close up a a dead one.

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Seaside Daisy Erigeron glaucus

Observer

metsa

Date

March 1, 2015 10:43 AM PST

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Powdery Sea-Fog Lichen Niebla cephalota

Observer

metsa

Date

March 1, 2015 11:41 AM PST

Description

On monterey cypress, the only one I spotted. There was a surprising lack of lichens on these trees and in the area (apart from crustose lichens. Didn't see any niebla sp.).

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California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

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metsa

Date

March 1, 2015 11:37 AM PST

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California Poppy Eschscholzia californica

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metsa

Date

March 1, 2015 10:35 AM PST

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California Ground Squirrel Otospermophilus beecheyi

Observer

metsa

Date

March 1, 2015 11:12 AM PST

Description

TomV took this picture... but he is slow in posting....

on cliff overlooking the ocean

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Lichen

Observer

tomv

Date

March 1, 2015 10:39 AM PST

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kschnei

Date

February 28, 2015 03:23 PM PST

Description

Xysticus montanensis crab spider (Thomisidae), adult female beat from pine cone and collected, Sign Hill Park, South San Francisco, San Mateo County, California - 28 February 2015. Additional images here: bugguide.net/node/view/1043504/bgimage

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kschnei

Date

February 28, 2015

Description

Dichrooscytus sp. plant bug (Miridae), beat from cypress-like conifer, photographed and released, Sign Hill Park, South San Francisco, San Mateo County, California - 28 Feb 2015. Thanks to WonGun Kim and Bug Guide for the ID: http://bugguide.net/node/view/1043448#1846263

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Shrew

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jtatchell

Date

February 22, 2015

Description

Very small shrew, found dead on Gray Whale Cove trail less than 0.5 miles from McNee Ranch SP parking lot